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Talks of a Toby Alderweireld departure continue to spread

Pochettino’s omission of Toby Alderweireld from the Spurs Champions League line-up against Juventus had raised questions, earlier this week, about the Belgian’s future at the club. Those rumours have escalated further after ESPN reported that the most recent wage negotiation between Toby and the club broke down, and ended with frustrations on both sides. Reportedly, Toby Alderweireld is demanding an increase of his £50,000-a-week wage to be increased to £150,000. Spurs do have an option to increase the defender’s contract, which terminates in 2019, for an extra year. However, that would trigger a £25m release clause; and with Toby recognised […]